Sarah Rose Nordgren’s chapbook, The Creation Museum, is forthcoming from Harbor Editions in 2022. Her previous books include Best Bones (2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and Darwin’s Mother (2017), both from University of Pittsburgh Press. Nordgren’s poems, essays, and multimedia work appear widely in periodicals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review Online, Copper Nickel, American Poetry Review, and TriQuarterly. Among her awards are two winter fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council, and fellowships and scholarships from the Sewanee and Bread Loaf Conferences, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Nordgren holds a PhD in Creative Writing from University of Cincinnati where she also earned a Graduate Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Kathleen Kelley is an Assistant Professor at Montclair State University and the Artistic Director of Proteo Media + Performance, which produces art that explores intersections between technology and the body. She is a 2015-2016 LEIMAY Fellow and recent performances include the interactive installation Digitized Figures at Gowanus Loft, a commissioned premiere in the Split Bill Series at Triskelion Arts, and showcase performances in the SOAK Festival, the CURRENT SESSIONS, Nimbus OFFLINE choreography series, and HATCH series. She has a BFA from the University of NC-Greensboro and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.